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Story of the Olympics

Author: Minna Lacey; Paddy Mounter; Alison Kelly
Publisher: [Tulsa, Okla] : [EDC Publishing], 2008.
Series: Usborne young reading., Series two.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Elementary and junior high school : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Introduces young readers to the history of the Olympics, describing how the games were created and profiling the greatest athletes who have competed.
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Genre/Form: History
Juvenile works
Juvenile literature
Material Type: Elementary and junior high school
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Minna Lacey; Paddy Mounter; Alison Kelly
ISBN: 9780794519346 0794519342
OCLC Number: 227017363
Notes: Includes index.
Originally published: London : Usborne, 2008.
Description: 61 pages : color illustrations ; 21 cm.
Contents: Sports in ancient Greece --
First games --
Show --
Grand plan --
Successful start --
Games expand --
Pomp and ceremony --
Olympic heroes --
Dates of the Summer Olympics --
Dates of the Winter Olympics --
Index.
Series Title: Usborne young reading., Series two.
Responsibility: Minna Lacey ; illustrated by Paddy Mounter ; reading consultant, Alison Kelly.

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Introduces young readers to the history of the Olympics, describing how the games were created and profiling the greatest athletes who have competed.

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